Implementation of the E-ZPass electronic toll collection system on the New Jersey Turnpike reduced delay for all vehicles by 85 percent saving approximately 2.1 million hours per year.
Based on weekday turnpike traffic conditions the following estimates were given:
- Toll plaza delay was reduced by approximately 85 percent for a total savings of 2,091,000 vehicle-hours per year.
- Passenger car delay was reduced by 1.8 million hours per year.
- Truck delay was reduced by 291,000 hours per year.
- E-ZPass user delay was reduced by 1,344,000 hours per year.
Operational and Traffic Benefits of E-ZPass to the New Jersey Turnpike
Author: Wilbur Smith Associates
Published By: New Jersey Turnpike Authority
Prepared by the for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority
Source Date: August 2001
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